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August 10, 2020

Consistency Checking Executive Orders (Audio: Interview)

In this discussion with 660AM the Answer's Mark Davis, IPI President Tom Giovanetti discusses Executive Orders and the danger of precedent.  

February 12, 2020

2021 Budget Proposal: Where's the Cut? (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with WBOB’s Ed Dean, IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the 2021 Budget Proposal and belies the claim that there are any "cuts" in entitlement spending as the deficit continues to grow. 

January 16, 2020

Looking at a More Balanced Assessment of the U.S.- China Trade Deal (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with WAVA's Don Kroah in Washington DC, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews notes that although one of the president's top trade advisors sees nothing but positives from imposing tariffs, a more balanced view sees some positives, but many negatives. 

January 13, 2020

Blue State Exodus (Audio: Interview)

Merrill Matthews joins the WBAP Morning News discussing his recent article about people leaving blue states for red ones, and how that momentum is picking up. 

November 12, 2019

An Easy Way to Reduce Wealth Inequality (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with KMED's Bill Meyer in Medford, Ore., IPI resident scholar Merrill Matthews explains the difference between income inequality and wealth inequality and presents a solution millennials should rally around. 

July 23, 2019

SECURE Act Prevents IRAs From Being Passed On (Audio: Interview)

The SECURE Act, which has passed the House and is expected to sail through the Senate,  contains a harmful financing mechanism that will prevent IRAs from being passed on to the next generation. In an interview with KMED’s Bill Meyer in Medford, Oregon, IPI’s Tom Giovanetti says the legislation helps the government fund its debt at the expense of your children by forcing beneficiaries to empty all inherited IRAs within 10 years.




June 3, 2019

Trump's Mexican Tariffs (Audio: Interview)

Guest hosting 660 AM – The Answer’s Mark Davis Show, IPI board member Wade Emmert interviews IPI president Tom Giovanetti on President Trump’s threats to levy tariffs on Mexican imports over the state of the border.

May 30, 2019

Hits and Misses from the Texas Legislative Session (Audio: Interview)

Guest hosting Point of View, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews reviews the 86th Texas Legislative Session with Former Texas state lawmakers Don Huffines and Ron Simmons, giving a close look at what happened with spending, property tax relief, school finance, and more.

May 6, 2019

Texas Tax Swap (Audio: Interview)

IPI president Tom Giovanetti joined 660 AM – The Answer’s Mark Davis discussing the Texas GOP leadership’s push for a sales tax increase to offset a property tax reduction.

April 26, 2019

Gender Pay Gap, Electoral College, 2020 Democratic Hopefuls & More (Audio: Interview)

Merrill Matthews joins Point of View host Kerby Anderson in studio for a whirwind of topics: Equal Pay Day and the so-called "gender pay gap", the Electoral College, the latest in the crowded race for the Democratic presidential nomination, and the coming entitlement's crisis. 

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